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adjective sound pronunciation in American English /saʊnd/
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adjectivesound
comparativesounder
superlativesoundest
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  1. 3
    healthy

    a sound heart

    be of sound body/mind:

    The jury found that Holman was of sound mind when he committed the murder.

  2. 4
    safe, or in good condition

    a sound building

    Investigators found the airplane to be structurally sound.

  3. 5
    sound sleep is one that is difficult to wake you from

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soundness

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bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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